Never Again

I'll Tell You Where to Put That CD

Hint: It won't be in your floppy drive.

At my last job we had a marketing manager who I would like to nominate as the most illiterate computer user alive. What follows are her credentials for this award:

First call to IT: "I have a CD I need pictures from."

IT's response: "Push the button under the CD tray and place the disk printed-side up."

Second call to IT: "It doesn't fit."

IT's response: "Push the button and wait for the drawer to open."

Third call to IT: "It doesn't fit!!"

Having enough of this, one of our support crew walked over to her office just in time to observe her trying to ram a CD into a floppy drive. He gently took the disk from her, pushed the button, inserted it into the tray, clicked OK on the auto-launch popup and walked away without saying a word.

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